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Congressman Ro Khanna (D-San Jose) recognized East Bay trans leader Tiffany Woods October 18 at Kennedy Middle School in Cupertino as part of his office's recognition of LGBT History Month. Khanna's 17th Congressional District stretches into southern Alameda County, where Woods works at Tri-City Health Care and is the director of its TransVision program.
A bipartisan quartet of House lawmakers is wrangling with the chamber’s leadership for a floor vote to withdraw U.S. military support for Saudi involvement in Yemen’s civil war.
More than two dozen House lawmakers are supporting a bill to halt U.S. military involvement in Saudi Arabia’s war against the Houthi rebels in war-ravaged Yemen.
Instead of offering tax breaks, San Jose pitched its talent, education and status as Silicon Valley’s largest city in a bid to lure Amazon to town.
As the Trump Administration and Congressional Republicans attempt to portray a tax plan slanted to the top 1 percent as “middle-class” tax relief, it’s worth asking what actual tax relief for American workers would look like.
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) is calling for the tech industry to "advance the common good" by expanding opportunities beyond Silicon Valley and pushing for greater political transparency online.
In California, raging wildfires fueled by climate change have killed at least 40 people, destroyed thousands of homes and businesses and scorched more than 200,000 acres—roughly the size of New York City. The fires are now the deadliest in California since record keeping began. At least 100,000 people have been forced to evacuate, with about 75,000 people still displaced.
President Trump campaigned on helping the little guy. His latest tax proposal, he says, is about helping the middle guy.
“It’s a middle-class bill,” Trump promised an audience of truckers last week.
The U.S.-backed, Saudi-led war and naval blockade in Yemen has sparked a cholera epidemic that has become the largest and fastest-spreading outbreak of the disease in modern world history. There are expected to be a million cases of cholera in Yemen by the end of the year, with at least 600,000 children likely to be affected. The U.S. has been a major backer of the Saudi-led war.
If there’s been a single, clear, consistent foreign policy message that’s emerged from the last decade of U.S. elections, it’s simple: Voters are exhausted of open-ended, expensive, destructive, and unaccountable foreign wars. From President Bush’s “thumping” in the 2006 midterms to the resonance of retrenchment rhetoric from leaders ranging from Sen.